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Windows 7: How much memory does your browser use?

16 Nov 2010   #21
TheOneBobbyGunn

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

FF 4 B7. Two windows (using three monitors with two monitors having its own FF window) with one having four tabs, and one having five tabs. 283K.


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16 Nov 2010   #22
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

@Stalker
Just testing & finding what the limits are.
Just changing a few options in preferences to do with history & JavaScript I was able to open nearly 1300 pages.
Knowing how to do that will be handy on my laptop or when the bandwidth is low.
Normal browsing I often have up 20 to 30 tabs open but I probably average around 8 tabs.
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16 Nov 2010   #23
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

FF memory usage varies widely - it depends on the manner in which one goes about browsing the web and the type of content within the pages visited.

My usage is usually around 280,000K but it has been as high as 900,000K. I usually have 8-9 tabs open in one FF window and two or three other FF windows open as well (I love multiple monitors). I also never clear my cache or deleted my history (note, I don't necessarily recommend such) in addition to having FF up for a few days at a time, with no restarts, if there are no new builds (I'm running FF4.0b8pre x64).
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16 Nov 2010   #24
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stve View Post
@Stalker
Just testing & finding what the limits are.
Just changing a few options in preferences to do with history & JavaScript I was able to open nearly 1300 pages.
Knowing how to do that will be handy on my laptop or when the bandwidth is low.
Normal browsing I often have up 20 to 30 tabs open but I probably average around 8 tabs.
Thanks for the answer.
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16 Nov 2010   #25
Maxxwire

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stve View Post
1298 tabs = Memory 3.221 GB
The easy way to count bookmarks in a folder is to open the folder & you are warned
you are about to open 1,298 bookmarks.
So these 1,298 tabs are from bookmarks that you have created in Opera?

~Maxx~

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16 Nov 2010   #26
kodi

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
"How much memory does your browser use?"

mine doesn't use a fixed amount - it changes all the time depending on how many tabs i have open and what i'm doing in them.
Same here
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16 Nov 2010   #27
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxxwire View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stve View Post
1298 tabs = Memory 3.221 GB
The easy way to count bookmarks in a folder is to open the folder & you are warned
you are about to open 1,298 bookmarks.
So these 1,298 tabs are from bookmarks that you have created in Opera?

~Maxx~
Yes I've about 340 bookmarks & I opened those plus another 45 speedial pages.
Then I opened the Independent & selected all the links from the Links panel and opened them into background pages & then bookmarked all open pages into a new folder.I then opened that folder which contained 649 tabs with open in background pages.
So there are 649 pages opened twice to make up 1298 page's.
All options in Preferences/Advanced/History were set to off.
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16 Nov 2010   #28
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stve View Post
Yes I've about 340 bookmarks & I opened those plus another 45 speedial pages.
Then I opened the Independent & selected all the links from the Links panel and opened them into background pages & then bookmarked all open pages into a new folder.I then opened that folder which contained 649 tabs with open in background pages.
So there are 649 pages opened twice to make up 1298 page's.
All options in Preferences/Advanced/History were set to off.
U R slowin down teh intarwebz!
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16 Nov 2010   #29
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stve View Post
Yes I've about 340 bookmarks & I opened those plus another 45 speedial pages.
Then I opened the Independent & selected all the links from the Links panel and opened them into background pages & then bookmarked all open pages into a new folder.I then opened that folder which contained 649 tabs with open in background pages.
So there are 649 pages opened twice to make up 1298 page's.
All options in Preferences/Advanced/History were set to off.
U R slowin down teh intarwebz!
fseal, that deserves a big and hearty
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16 Nov 2010   #30
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Perhaps we can start a thread to see who is able to open the most tabs in a particular browser given a particular amount of RAM.

Seriously, 200+ tabs guys. Have you ever done this for real...had a need for this much. I get about 10 tabs open and I have to start closing them down.
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